New Head of Information announced by The Pensions Board

Monday 1 October 2007: David Malone has been appointed as the new Head of Information by The Pensions Board, it was announced today.

Mr. Brendan Kennedy, CEO of The Pensions Board, welcomed Mr Malone’s appointment. “David has been a key contributor in our drive to improve awareness of the importance of pensions in recent years. His pension’s knowledge combined with his diverse project management and communications background is a strong addition to the Board’s Information services unit.”

Prior to this appointment as Head of Information, David Malone was responsible for directing the National Pensions Awareness Campaign run by The Pensions Board on behalf of Government, since its inception in 2003. Over the last twenty years, David has worked on a project management basis with both public and private sector organisations to design and implement their communications, marketing and event management initiatives. David is a member of the Public Relations Institute of Ireland.

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Editor’s note:

The Pensions Board is the statutory body set up to regulate occupational pension schemes and Personal Retirement Savings accounts (PRSAs) and to advise the Minister for Social and Family Affairs, and through him, the Government, on overall pension policy development. See

Information Unit:

The main responsibilities of the Information unit are to:

  • make a wide range of information on members’ rights under the Pensions Act available to memebers and other interested parties.
  • provide authoritative guidance to trustees and scheme administrators on compliance with the Pensions Act.
  • encourage appropriate trustee training.